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GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER AND LEGISLATION LEADERS MET MONDAY AS THE FINAL WEEK OF THE FALL VETO SESSION KICKS OFF IN SPRINGFIELD. 
 
THE BUDGET WASN’T DISCUSSED DURING THE MEETING, BUT SOME OF THE GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED REFORMS CAME UP IN WHAT SENATE PRESIDENT JOHN CULLERTON SAYS WAS A GOOD MEETING.
 
 
BUT HOUSE SPEAKER MIKE MADIGAN CONTINUES TO SHOW LITTLE INTEREST IN PASSING GOVERNOR RAUNER’S REFORMS…AND REPUBLICANS SAY THEY WILL NOT SUPPORT ANOTHER STOPGAP BUDGET. 
 
 
THAT'S HOUSE MINORITY LEADER JIM DURKIN. 
 
THE GROUP REPORTEDLY MOSTLY DISCUSSED SOME OF GOVERNOR RAUNER’S PROPOSED REFORMS TO WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND THE PENSION SYSTEM. 
 
THE CURRENT TEMPORARY BUDGET EXPIRES DECEMBER 31ST.

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